Tag: History

The Dangers of Postmodernism

Postmodernism may be today’s common thinking, but is that a good thing? In this episode, Brian and Aaron push past the facade of freedom postmodernism offers to explore some of its dangers. The second episode of this new miniseries begins ...

Episode 3- "Leading Through Seasons of Doubt"

Today, on When She Leads, we talk through the complexities and nuances of leading through seasons of doubt. We will be discussing some common “doubts” we all experience and some tools we can share with others to help them come to a better u...

Christ in Yom Kippur Part 2

Enjoy "Christ in Yom Kippur Part 1," the first part of this series. Background to Yom Kippur: The Temple Mount and the tension surrounding this particular location are common themes of contemporary discussions concerning the Modern State...

Christ in Yom Kippur Part 1

Biblical Law and My Contempt for Fantasy Literature Watching, reading or listening to fantasy literature are insufferable experiences for me. I do not like The Lord of the Rings; I have a difficult time following The Chronicles of Narnia; ...

A September 11th Tribute

On September 11, 2001, I found myself near the bottom of the Twin Towers in New York City. Back in 2001, I was a 19-year-old student attending New York University, who had walked away from the Lord. Despite my rebellion against God, the Lo...

You Hear Their Cries: Reflections on September 11

I will never forget September 11, 2001. We were living and serving at the castle in Austria. We were busy with a new semester of Bible college students and preparing to move our operations into Hungary. Austria is six hours ahead of New Yor...

Navigating Through Church Splits | Tony Clark

The Leadership Collective podcast is a roundtable discussion with seasoned pastors, focusing on the nuts and bolts issues of ministry. Each month, we tackle the common challenges that leaders face and discover the practical lessons they've ...

What is Postmodernism, and Why Should we care?

In this episode, Brian & Aaron begin to scratch the surface of a notoriously hard to define topic: postmodernism, specifically postmodern philosophy. While western culture has been in the grip of a postmodern movement and mood since the 196...

Introducing Cultivate: A Church Planter Training Program

CGN is a family of churches working together for Gospel-centered renewal. One of the primary ways to see global Gospel-centered renewal realized effectively is in the formation of healthy, autonomous, Gospel-centered churches – both locall...

Evan Wickham: Hope for Doubters & Deconstructionists

Why are Millennials and GenZ kids who grew up in the Church leaving in droves? How can we reach people struggling with doubt and deconstruction? Evan Wickham, pastor of Park Hill Church in San Diego, has a lot of perspective to offer on thi...

Episode 2 - When She Leads Podcast

Enjoy episode 2 of the new When She Leads Podcast! When She Leads is a podcast for women in ministry hosted by Brenda Leavenworth. With over 30 years of ministry experience and a degree in biblical studies, Brenda is uniquely qualified t...

Kay Smith — Woman of Influence

Kathy Gilbert has been involved with the Calvary Chapel movement for over 50 years. Having attended Woodstock in 1969 and identifying as an "Earth Mother," Kathy was a hippy in every sense of the word. But as she immersed herself in hippy c...

Expositors Collective Training Weekend

The Expositors Collective is a growing network of pastors, leaders, and laypeople which exists to equip, encourage, and mentor the next generation of Christ-centered preachers. We provide resources through our weekly podcast, our two-day in...

The Power of Online Ministry - Mike Winger

We've got a special treat for you guys: Aaron has asked his old friend Mike Winger to come on and chat about the power and potential of doing ministry work online. Mike started out as a youth and assistant pastor at a local church, before G...

Women, God Wants to Use You

We have a tradition in the West where the groom carries the bride across the house's threshold on their wedding day. Do you know where that tradition comes from? In ancient Greece, women were only considered as having an existence within th...

CGN Leadership Collective Podcast and Initiative

The Care & Coaching Team focuses on the needs for ministry leaders. Watch as Ted shares a quick explanation on how this team functions and desires to provide the right care and coaching for ministry leaders. Learn more at calvaryglobalnetwo...

CGN Leading Podcast: Conference Conversations Episodes!

Leaders from all across Calvary Global Network share insights, perspectives, and best practices. Listen to conversations with CGN Director, Kellen Criswell, as he talks with CGN Leaders on the upcoming leadership training opportunities at ...

IGTV Conversations: Let's Talk About Vision!

Join us on June 28-July 1 for the Calvary Chapel CGN International Conference!Brian Brodersen and Kellen Criswell discuss the vision for this conference, and how the ultimate goal is for you, the attendee to receive teaching, training, reso...

New Episodes of Women Worth Knowing Podcast!

Edith Moules (1900-1949): In today’s episode, we will be introduced to a British nurse named Edith Moules, who served as a medical missionary in the Congo and witnessed a remarkable revival among the outcast leper communities in Africa. Yet...